Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

ARTS 105   Introduction to Architecture in Cultural Context (AH)
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

An introduction to the analysis of architecture and the understanding of it within its cultural frameworks. Students will develop tools for the analysis of spaces and structures and will become familiar with the vocabulary and the conceptual frameworks essential for understanding the built environment. Historical styles, significant individual structures or complexes, basic principles of urbanism, and the relationship between theory and practice are integrated through select case studies.